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un·gu·late

(ŭng'gyū-lāt),
Having hooves.
[L. ungulatus, fr. ungula, hoof]

ungulate

(ŭng′gyə-lĭt, -lāt′)
n.
A hoofed mammal, such as a horse, pig, deer, buffalo, or antelope, belonging to the former order Ungulata, now divided into several orders including Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla.

un′gu·late adj.

ungulate

(ŭng′gyŭ-lāt″) [L. ungulatus, having claws or hooves]
1. Having or resembling hooves.
2. Pert. to hoofed mammals such as cattle, deer, elephants, horses, and swine, now classified among several taxonomic orders.
3. An ungulate mammal.

ungulate

a member of one of the numerous species of herbivorous mammals possessing hooves. See ARTIODACTYLA, e.g. pigs, cattle; PERISSODACTYLA, e.g. horses.
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Don Huber, professor emeritus at Purdue University, told me Montana's Judy Hoy has spent years studying pesticide effects on white-tails and other wild ungulates.
However, obtaining an accurate estimate of large-scale densities of ungulates is difficult and our measure may not adequately represent the influence of prey on home-range size.
Behavioral and ecological differences of ungulate species may introduce bias and affect the accuracy and use of aerial surveys.
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Ungulate density at the stand scale has been used to infer effects of wild ungulates on habitat and birds (DeCalesta 1994), but is not available for my study area.
And, although conservation is part of the title, there is little in the way of endangered species management; much of the 'conservation' refers to management of hunted and relatively common ungulates.
Ganzei: The Pacific Institute of Geography is evaluating the capacity of forest ecosystems to support wildlife at the same time that we are developing strategies to protect and conserve rare and endangered predators, ungulates, birds, and reptiles, including the Siberian tiger.
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